TERMS AND CONDITIONS

TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR SURREY AND SUSSEX DJ'S

PLEASE NOTE FROM THE TIME THE DEPOSIT HAS BEEN RECEIVED, THE BOOKING IS CONFIRMED AND YOU ARE ACCEPTING THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS. EACH CLIENT IS STRONGLY ADVISED TO READ THE FOLLOWING:

SURREY AND SUSSEX DJ'S ACT AS YOUR AGENT WHEN YOU WANT TO MAKE A BOOKING.
IF THERE IS A PROBLEM, YOUR RIGHTS ARE AGAINST THE SELECTED DJ FOR YOUR PARTY AND NOT US.

1. - Booking details

1.1 - The Client shall ensure that all details given of the venue are correct and if the DJ inspects the venue & finds any differences, the DJ will liaise with the client to resolve this matter.

1.2 - There will be adequate set up time available usually 1 HOUR before the start time of the event and 60 minutes after the event to break the set down. The client should indicate what access is available, stairs, lifts, car parking etc.

1.3 - Paying the deposit for your event or function confirms your booking.

1.4 - Any non-payment of monies not paid within the agreed payment terms means the event could be subject to cancelation.

2. – Payments

2.1 - If paying by cheque please make it payable to MR DAVID GOODINGS and write your surname and the date of your event on the back.

2.2 - If paying via an online bank transfer, details will be given to you via email. If paying by this method please ensure you include your surname and the date of your event as the reference.

2.3 - Non-payment of any fees owed within 30 days after the date of the event will result in legal action.

3. – Cancellations

3.1 - The DJ will be holding your date exclusively for you and will turn away all other work.  The potential loss of work in the event of a cancellation is real and as a result the DJ will not make a refund of any deposit unless there were exceptional circumstances.  Cancellations must be made in writing or by e-mail.  

3.2 - The DJ will try to fulfil its obligations in the events of unforeseen circumstances by any other means should this be necessary.

3.3 - In the rare circumstances that we have to cancel a booking with our client for any reason, we will give a full refund and no legal action can be taken. 

4. – Conduct

4.1 - It is the client's responsibility to ensure that all guests conduct themselves in a proper manner at all times. The client must be responsible for all guests and their actions.

4.2 - The client will provide adequate supervision of its guests, including children, at the venue, and will be liable for any loss of or damage to the DJ's equipment or personnel belongings, caused by guests attending the function.

4.3 - No violent, aggressive or abusive behaviour from anyone under any circumstances will be tolerated, and the DJ reserves the right to terminate the disco at any time if any personal safety is under threat. The DJ does not take responsibility for ejecting any unwanted persons from any venue. The client will be advised of any problems arising in this respect with any guests.

4.4 - In the event of a minors function there must be the legal ratio of responsible persons to minors.

4.5 - The DJ will act in a fully responsible attitude at all times, during his attendance to the venue, it will set up and run as requested by the client unless the legal requirement is different which will be pointed out and stated.

4.6 - If required the DJ will be responsible for producing certificates of Public Liability Insurance (PLI). 

5. - Security

5.1 - The client will be responsible for the safety and security of any theft of items from the DJ.

5.2 - The DJ is not liable for any damage on the venue; any potential hazard must be pointed out by the client or the venue staff at the time of set-up.

5.3 - The client is also responsible for any damage to the DJ's equipment caused by any person at the event. The client will be charged for the full cost of any repairs required. The client will be advised of any damage as soon as it is caused.

6. - Health and Safety

6.1 - The DJ will adhere to all health and safety rules and regulations, to which the client must also adhere to. If there is failure to conform to the this, the DJ cannot take any further part of the event and the full amount of the event has to be paid.

6.2 - In the event of fire, flooding, public disturbance, terrorist activity or any other threat to the public, the DJ will not be responsible to help in any way or evacuate any venue or building where he is present and / or working within, unless the fire regulations for the venue specify otherwise. This would usually incur a vocal announcement.

7. - The Venue

7.1 - The client will allow suitable time for the installation and dismantling, and removal of equipment (minimum of one hour).  The client also ensures that safe and adequate power is available. 

7.2 - The client must ensure that the entire venue has all relevant licences, and conforms to all the local bye-laws as The DJ cannot perform in a venue that has not got all required licences.
7.3 - The client must ensure that there is adequate parking for the DJ on the night for off loading and loading of the equipment, in a safe and secure manner. Should there be items stolen during this procedure it is the responsibility of the client.
7.4 - If the performance start time is delayed due to the inability of the DJ to gain access to the performance area, or any other delay beyond the DJ(s) reasonable control, the DJ will not be liable for any refund whatsoever.

7.5 - If you are booking other entertainment (e.g. Singer, comedian, band etc) as well as hiring ourselves, please consider & think about the amount of space available and where the client is going to put the disco. Speaker location is usually best if it is no greater than 10 metres either side from the position of the DJ.

7.6 - The DJ also reserves the right to refuse to continue any event prior to the start should there not be sufficient floor space which would not allow the audio / lighting equipment to be assembled safely.

7.7 - The DJ reserves the right to substitute alternative entertainment should uncontrollable circumstances dictate the need to do so. The DJ will be responsible for producing certificates of Public Liability Insurance if requested prior to the event. We will not be responsible for any damage or loss to private or public property caused by invited guests or members of the public.

8. – Refreshments

8.1 - As The DJ works very unsociable hours we ask if non alcoholic drinks could be supplied. Please do not offer alcoholic drinks whilst our staff are on the venues premises.

8.2 -. All bookings should be taken on the understanding that the venue is in possession of the necessary entertainment & liquor licenses. The DJ is not responsible if the venue is found to be in breach of the terms of their license.

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